As-of posting this, Mike is moving from GitLab to Coder. The purpose of this site and the gitlab.com group are not changing, though the day-to-day problems to solve are likely to be more about Developer Experience going forward.[Read More]
Coder Enterprise vs Raw Code-Server
Comparing my Frankenstein code-server with Coder Enterprise
Coder recently made their enterprise offering free for up to 10 developers. Since my solution, which I will henceforth call “ICSW”, supports 1 developer, it is well within that limit. I configured a new namespace in the same cluster to run the Coder Enterprise system to see how they compare.
TL;DR: Coder Enterprise has a lot of benefits for centrally managed code-server deployments as well as a multi-image workflow.[Read More]
Upgrade Code Server to 3.5.0
Nice and easy, update 2 files
iPad Code-Server Owns Its Namespace
Code-server pod can create resources in its namespace
The new capability is running additional pods and services (and ingress and statefulsets) within the
development namespace using the
developer service account. This limited access role can’t impact other services but can start a container and use internal DNS and services to access them.